Nicky Walker (footballer, born 1994)

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Nicky Walker
Personal information
Full name Nicholas Thomas Walker[1]
Date of birth (1994-09-08) 8 September 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Rotherham, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Boston United
Youth career
2011–2013 Rotherham United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Rotherham United 2 (0)
2013 Barrow (loan) 4 (0)
2014 Wycombe Wanderers (loan) 0 (0)
2014–2015 Grimsby Town (loan) 0 (0)
2015– Boston United 15 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:44, 3 June 2015 (UTC).

Nicholas Thomas "Nicky" Walker (born 8 September 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a Winger for Conference North side Boston United.

He has previously played for Rotherham United, Barrow, Wycombe Wanderers and Grimsby Town.

Career[edit]

Rotherham United[edit]

Walker started his career with Rotherham United, starting a two-year scholarship with the club in the summer of 2011.[2] He made his professional debut whilst still a youth player on 17 November 2012, in a 4–2 win over Cheltenham Town in League Two, replacing Courtney Cameron as a substitute.[3] Soon after, Walker was soon linked with many Championship clubs keen to sign him.[4]

At the 2012–13 season, Walker signed his first professional contract at the club.[5] Shortly after, Walker switched number shirt from thirty-two to twenty-nine.[6]

On 25 October 2013, Walker joined Conference North side Barrow a one-month loan deal.[7] Following his loan spell at Barrow came to an end, Walker contract with Rotherham United was extended for another season.[8]

On 31 July 2014, Walker joined League Two side Wycombe Wanderers on loan for three months, along with teammate Daniel Rowe.[9] However, Walker didn't start first team place at Wycombe Wanderers and stayed at the club until his loan came to an end.[10]

On 28 November 2014 it was announced that Walker had joined Conference Premier side Grimsby Town on loan until January 2015.[11]

Boston United[edit]

On 1 January 2015 after making no appearances on loan at Grimsby Town, he was released by Rotherham United,[12] he joined Conference North side Boston United on a free transfer.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 4 January 2015.[14][15]
Season Club Division League Play-offs FA Cup League Cup Other Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals YC Red card
2013–14 Rotherham United Championship 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
2013–14 Barrow (loan) Conference North 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
2013–14 Wycombe Wanderers (loan) League Two 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Grimsby Town (loan) Conference Premier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Boston United Conference North 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
Career total 8 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11 3 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Retain List & Free Transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Youth Profile". Rotherham United F.C. Archived from the original on 16 March 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rotherham 4-2 Cheltenham". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "A number of clubs are checking on Rotherham starlet Nicky Walker". Sky Sports. 18 December 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Duo earn professional deals". Rotherham United F.C. 11 June 2013. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  6. ^ "2013/14 Squad numbers". Rotherham United F.C. 16 July 2013. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Barrow AFC Set To Sign Teenage Rotherham Attacker". North West Evening Mail. 25 October 2013. Archived from the original on 28 November 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Retained List Confirmed". Rotherham United F.C. 28 May 2014. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "Wycombe sign Danny Rowe & Nicky Walker from Rotherham". BBC Sport. 31 July 2014. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Walker returns to Rotherham". Wycombe Wanderers F.C. 3 November 2013. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "Grimsby Town sign Rotherham midfielder Nicky Walker". Grimsby Telegraph. 28 November 2014. Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  12. ^ "Millers extend young keeper's contract". Rotherham United F.C. 31 December 2014. Archived from the original on 31 March 2015. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "New signing Nicky Walker starts for Pilgrims". Lincolnshire Echo. 1 January 2015. Retrieved 5 January 2015. 
  14. ^ Nicky Walker at Soccerbase
  15. ^ Nicky Walker at Soccerway

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